- 1.1 • informal Used as a form of address to a man whose name is not known: thanks, misterMore example sentences
- One or two young Iraqi boys approached them awkwardly and tried to say hello… ‘Mister, mister!’
- Then some kid will turn up on a Saturday from Auchtermuchty or somewhere like that and say to me, ‘Hey, mister, are you the man that does the rugby?’
- He said to me, ‘I understand there was some dancing going on, mister.’
mid 16th century: weakened form of master1 in unstressed use before a name.
- A device with a nozzle for spraying a mist of water, especially on houseplants.More example sentences
- Rabbits, which find the knee-high orchard grass perfectly hospitable habitat, have also presented problems, particularly since they have shown a penchant for the spaghetti tubing that connects the irrigation hose to the misters.
- And I carry a small spray bottle - a mister - to hydrate my face and eyes.
- Blend a cup of cold water with 12 drops of jasmine essential oil, put the mix in a spray bottle with a fine mister, and spritz your lower legs before you go to sleep.